Protesters clash with  police during  outside of the Election Supervisory Board (building in Jakarta on Wednesday. Photograph: Adi Weda/EPA

Six people have died and about 200 have been injured in clashes in Jakarta following the official announcement that incumbent Joko Widodo had won the (...)


They came to create “hawa” – or atmosphere, in Urdu. On the streets of Javed Colony in Lahore, capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab, dozens of (...)

Relatives of Muhammed Iqbal, husband of  Farzana Parveen who was beaten to death with bricks, sit at his residence in a village in Moza Sial. Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters

The Pakistani police said yesterday they had arrested four more people in connection with the death of Farzana Parveen, a pregnant woman fatally be(...)